Memory Vessels by Bouke de Vries

Memory Vessels by Bouke de Vries

The Memory Vessels by Bouke de Vries are an ongoing series by the Utrecht-born artist and former ceramics conservator. Read more

The Human Hair Jewelry by Melanie Bilenker Is Anything But Macabre

human hair jewelry by melanie bilenker

Artist Melanie Bilenker makes jewelry with human hair, but quite different from the jewelry made with human hair by Kerry Howley we shared with you years back. No, this is a contemporary take on the Victorian tradition of Memorial Hair Jewelry and it’s as far from macabre as you can imagine. Read more

Ivana Zivic Rooms of Water

ivana Zivic Rooms of Water

Artist Ivana Zivic Rooms of Water paintings are a series of artworks which blend realism, fantasy and montage to result in surreal pieces that depict clothed human figures submerged underwater. Only they are not in lakes, pools or oceans but instead are swimming, floating and gliding through interiors. Read more

MEC Pool Mosaics Make Swimming Splashier.

MEC Pool mosaics

So you’ve seen swimming pool mosaics before. Perhaps a dolphin, a sea turtle or a family of seahorses? Maybe it was a giant fleur de lis or some other element designed to add a regal touch. But if you’re going to add something to your pool other than chlorine, why not make it truly art. MEC Pool Mosaics has taken the swimming pool tile art to a new level with a range of custom glass mosaic pool designs. Read more

King Nerd Adds A Beautiful Touch to Jag’s 60th Anniversary E-Type Collection

King Nerd for Jaguar

On March 15th of this year Jaguar celebrated the 60th Anniversary of their famous E-Type with a series of limited edition tribute vehicles: six matched pairs of restored 3.8 E-types inspired by the iconic ‘9600 HP’ and ‘77 RW’ examples from the sports car’s 1961 Geneva launch. Already drool-worthy, Jaguar Classic enlisted engraving artist Johnny Dowell, aka King Nerd, to decorate the center console of each car, making them even more attractive. Read more

Bring a Towel: The Zuma Beach Paintings by Stephen Wright.

zuma beach paintings by stephen wright

With an impressive ouevre of figurative work already under his belt, the Zuma Beach Paintings by Stephen Wright, exemplify his skill at rendering photo-realistic water, light and movement. Read more

Nike v Lil Nas X Satan Shoes

Nike v Lil Nas X Satan Shoes

You might have caught wind of the Nike v Lil Nas X Satan Shoes drama in your newsfeeds. MSCHF (the über hot drop site) and rapper Lil Nas X collaborated on a pair of customized Nike shoes that were provocatively designed and beautifully boxed. The 666 customized versions of the Nike Air Max 97 aka “Satan Shoes” sporting a bronze pentagram, an inverted cross and a drop of real human blood sold out immediately. However, Nike was not happy and has issued a restraining order halting the shoes from shipping. Read more

Pierre Herme X Thomas Boog Easter Chocolates

pierre herme x thomas boog easter chocolates

The last time we blogged about Maison Pierre Hermé Paris, it was also regarding an art-inspired edible Easter confection. This year, the French chocolatier teamed up with designer Thomas Boog for yet more jaw-dropping Easter chocolates, inspired by both seashells and Italian painter Arcimboldo. Read more